Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


 (skŭp′ər-nông′, -nŏng′)
1. See muscadine.
a. A cultivated variety of the muscadine grape with sweet yellowish fruit.
b. A wine made from this grape.

[After the Scuppernong River in northeast North Carolina.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


1. (Brewing) a sweet American wine, slightly golden, made from a variety of muscadine grape
2. (Plants) another name for muscadine, the variety from which this wine is made
[C19: named after Scuppernong River in North Carolina where the grape grows]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈskʌp ərˌnɔŋ, -ˌnɒŋ)

a silvery amber-green variety of muscadine grape.
[1805–15, Amer.; short for scuppernong grape, after a river in North Carolina]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scuppernong - amber-green muscadine grape of southeastern United States
bullace grape, muscadine - dull-purple grape of southern United States
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Loosen your belt for Joann's incredible Southern breakfast buffet, the equivalent of a Thanksgiving feast, including freshly made blueberry muffins and homemade scuppernong jam.
Sign location: Along the Scuppernong Springs Nature Trail near the area known as "Indian Campground"
In his comprehensive cookbook celebrating the food of Appalachia, Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread & Scuppernong Wine, Joseph Dabney asserts wild game made frontier settlement possible.
Chartreuse Tail, Tequila Sunrise, Scuppernong) recall for me how often
Deonna Kelli Sayed, a writer from Greensboro, North Carolina, partnered with Scuppernong Books, an independent bookstore, to launch an ( "Ask a Muslim Anything" event series .
When her father goes off to join the fight, two cousins--charming Dorian and young boy Seeley--come to reside at Scuppernong Farm, with Dorian casting an eye toward Violet even as he romances a lovestruck Sunny.
Hong Kong, China--Asia's wine trade enjoyed a taste of everything from North Carolina scuppernong to tomato wine from Quebec's Charlevoix region at the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair held in early November.
Her supernatural powers of conjuration are marshaled into action when "Mars Dugal" (Julius's former master Dugal McAdoo) petitions her to save his precious scuppernong grapes from the thieving mouths of his greedy slaves.
In the eastern United States, native grape varieties such as Concord (Vitis labrusca) and Scuppernong (Muscadinia rotundifolia, also known as Vitis rotundifolia) are grown for winemaking.
Organic acid and sugar contents of Scuppernong grapes during ripening.
311421: Prepared jellies, jams and preserves, gourmet wine jellies and unique pepper jellies; muscadine, blackberry, cherry, red raspberry, strawberry, grape and scuppernong